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Tom's Buffet

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364 Broadway St, South Haven, MI 49090-1459
+1 269-639-1666
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014 via mobile

The service has good. They didn't have coffee ready and brewed a fresh pot for me. The kids drinks were refilled when needed. This was a small buffet with limited dishes that were replenished when needed. I just didn't think the food was very good.

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Thank Craig E
South Haven, Michigan, United States
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

Nice family owned restaurant. We really enjoy the lunch buffet. Not very large, but really good food. The Crab Rangoon is one of my favorites. Roomy, wonderful staff, and a quiet place for lunch or dinner. Reasonably priced.

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Thank Jeffrey D
South Haven, Michigan
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2012

Terrible oriental food but the locals love it. Iffy service, kinda grotty. I really have given several tries. Too expensive for the food unless you want to eat a mess of crab legs that arent very good.

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Thank Donna W
Bloomingdale, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

It's been a staple in South Haven for years. All the locals know Tom and we love his food. They even catered my graduation party.

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1 Thank Josh H
Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

Tom's is unlikely to win any prizes for best Chinese cuisine on a national scale, but on a local scale it's actually one of the better restaurants in town. We often go there for lunch. If you get the buffet, make sure not to miss out on the Chinese doughnuts.

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1 Thank Advokaten
Bangor,MI
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2012

Good food, Wonderful selection of food on their Buffet.Friendly people.

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1 Thank heifer_01
South Haven, MIchigan
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2012

Good Chinese food reasonably priced. Great Buffet owner is always checking freshness of what is out. Can order and pick up-use this service a lot quick and always done on time.

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Thank Maureen M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

and not from overeating....we got carry out....eggrolls were awesome but the rest had a weird taste....and no one felt right after....skip this one.

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1 Thank flizzer
Portage, Michigan
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35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

I have family in SH and recently went to visit. We were looking for a place that had good food, everyone would like and had easy access (we were taking my 92 year old Aunt) Tom's was her pick, she'd often gone in the past and missed it. The service was good, Some of us ordered off the Menu, others... More 

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Thank bkm401
west Michigan
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

The food was horrible. It was so gloppy with some thickener (corn starch?) that I couldn't eat it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Buffet, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 364 Broadway St, South Haven, MI 49090-1459
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-1666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?